Need PfSense Nut UPS Help

Hey Yall, I am trying to attach Cyber Power EC850LCD UPS to my 2.5.2 PfSense router with the package Nut but its not working. I am connecting VIA the USB and have tried all the Drivers but still nothing. Summary Status: says Failed to retrieve status. Is the EC850LCD not supported by nut and if so is there a work around?

I have never attached one to pfsense, might want to also post in the

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Thank you for the link. Ill give their forum a shot.

A quick search indicated that it is supported by the usbhid driver.

Have you confirmed pfSense has detected the USB interface and status is power on?


ugen0.1: <0x8086 XHCI root HUB> at usbus0, cfg=0 md=HOST spd=SUPER (5.0Gbps) pwr=SAVE (0mA)
ugen0.2: <SanDisk Cruzer Fit> at usbus0, cfg=0 md=HOST spd=HIGH (480Mbps) pwr=ON (200mA)
ugen0.3: <American Power Conversion Back-UPS BX1500G FW:866.L4 .D USB FW:L4> at usbus0, cfg=0 md=HOST spd=FULL (12Mbps) pwr=ON (2mA)

Make sure you add additional options to upsd.users. Name of ups you entered must match below.

password = apcups
upsmon slave

Then try to retrieve status

upsc apcups@localhost

Your quick search returned more info than my couple hour search. :joy:

I have not confirmed that PfSense detected my USB. Where do I go to check?

Enable SSH

System, Advanced, Admin Access, Secure Shell

Then use Linux SSH to login, or download putty for Windows

Then type commands in previous post.

Or you can type commands into

Diagnostics, Command Prompt, Execute Shell Command